eau residents and visitors return from a short kayaking trip Sunday afternoon on Mendenhall Lake during Wilderness Fest, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act. Hiking, an afternoon concert and trips on the lake offered by Alaska Discovery and SEARHC were part of the celebration. The festival was sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service with help from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Discovery, Discovery Southeast, SEAAC, SEARHC and ORCA.
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